The Popular Press: A Teacher's Guide

BookThe Popular Press: A Teacher's Guide

The Popular Press: A Teacher's Guide

Teacher's Guides and Classroom Resources


April 1st, 2010





Jo Cassey advises instructors on how to build a curriculum on the popular press, a medium that is very much a part of our daily lives. Designed with the teacher and the classroom in mind, Cassey's volume recounts the history of tabloid journalism and theories regarding the selection and value of news items; the responsibilities of key personnel involved with writing and producing the tabloid press; the contentious issues that surround freedom of the press; and the importance of such institutions as the Press Complaints Commission.

Author Information

Jo Cassey is the southeast regional manager for Skillset, a U.K. body responsible for training and development in the media industry. She is also a highly experienced instructor.